THE NAVIGATION AND POSITIONING OF PIPELINE BARGES

This paper deals with the operation of semi-submersible laybarges based on experience in the northern North Sea from 1975 to 1979. It covers, from the survey contractor's point of view, the different phases of operation from the time the oil company selects the route until the line is laid and surveyed on the seabed. Some aspects of the work described would not normally be associated with surveying or navigation but have been carried out by survey teams in laybarges.

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    • Paper presented at a meeting of the Solent Branch of the Institute held at the College of Nautical Studies, Warsash, November 15, 1979.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Royal Institute of Navigation

    Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore
    London SW7,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Richardson, SAJ
  • Publication Date: 1980-5

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  • Accession Number: 00315031
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 27 1980 12:00AM